RARE/SCARCE BIRDS - RANDOM PHOTOS
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Western Bonelli's Warbler, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Western Bonelli's Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
Mizen Head, Co. Cork. October 30th, 2004.
Red Kite, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
Oakwood, Co. Wicklow. February 20th, 2010.
Introduced bird.
Scandinavian Rock Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Scandinavian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus littoralis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. March 30th, 2014.
Black-eared Wheatear, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 15th, 2010.
Woodchat Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Churchtown, Co. Wexford. April 25th, 2010.
Fed mostly on Bees
Red-rumped Swallow, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. May 20th, 2012.
Blackpoll Warbler, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)
Inishbofin, Co. Galway. September 25th, 2013.
Brambling, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Tory Island, Co. Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Duncannon, Co. Wexford. January 16th, 2016.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry. January 11th, 2015.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 18th January
2014 Laughing Gull, Cork
2012 Ross's Gull, Down
1998 Bufflehead, Cork
1881 Red-crested Pochard, Kerry
More details:
Laughing Gull
Ballycotton, Cork. 2014.
Ross's Gull
Ardglass Harbour, Down. 2012.
Bufflehead
The Gearagh, Macroom, Cork. 1998.
1st Irish Record
Red-crested Pochard
Near Tralee, Kerry. 1881.
Shot. 1st Irish Record
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